Cucurbits

Winter Annual Weed Seedlings

Use the photos below to identify weeds in the field. Names link to more on identification and biology.

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Little mallow.

Little mallow (Cheeseweed) (Malva parviflora): Mallow family; seed leaves heart-shaped, sometimes with red tinge; true leaves roundish with wavy, shallow-toothed margins. Generally winter annual but can also be biennial or short-term perennial.


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